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This Day in History

This Day in Minor League History

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Satchel Paige was still packing them in at age 50 for the Miami Marlins in 1956 (Negro League Baseball Museum)
Monday, August 07, 1933
More than 15,000 fans turned out for the first night game at Red Wing Stadium as the Newark Bears blanked host Rochester, 4-0.
Tuesday, August 07, 1956
The largest crowd in Minor League Baseball history (57,000) headed into the Orange Bowl to see 50-year-old Satchel Paige pitch the Miami Marlins to victory over the Columbus Red Birds.
Monday, August 07, 2006
The day before his 28th birthday, Alexis Gomez homered in the first, fourth, sixth and ninth innings, marking the sixth time in International League history that a player went deep four times. It was also the first time the feat was accomplished since 1998. Gomez's Toledo Mud Hens cruised to a 15-8 win over Columbus. More >
Friday, August 07, 2015
The Class A Advanced Tampa Yankees were forced to postpone their Florida State League game after blinking lights from temporary circus tents beyond the center field fence proved too distracting. More >